Barkley Dam (Lake Barkley)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Barkley Dam
Other Name: LAKE BARKLEY
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: KY03001
Longitude: -88.22
Latitude: 37.02167
County: LYON
River: CUMBERLAND
State: KY
Nearest City: SMITHLAND
Distance: 30.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRN
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRN
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Earth (Type)
Foundation: S
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1966
Dam Length: 10180 feet
Structural Height: 157 feet
Hydraulic Height: 109 feet
Maximum Discharge: 520000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 2082000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 869000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 57920 acres
Drainage Area: 17598 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 2011-04-20
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? NO
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 660 feet
Volume of Dam: 2833365 cubic yards
Number of Locks: 1
Length of Locks: 800 feet
Lock Width: 110 feet
Federal Funding Agency: LAKE BARKLEY
Federal Design Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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